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Experts to Discuss New Research Feb. 17 at Cal State Fullerton


Cal State Fullerton's American Studies Student Association and Inter Club Council is presenting a Wednesday, Feb. 17, panel discussion on “New Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Race and Borderlands.”


Feb. 17, 4 p.m.


Portola Pavilion C of the Titan Student Union Cal State Fullerton, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton 92831


Panelists are:

  • José Limon, professor of anthropology, American studies, English literature and Mexican-American studies at the University of Texas
  • Kathleen Belew, Yale University graduate student
  • Geraldo Cadava, assistant professor of history at Northwestern University

Limon will discuss his new research into the literary construction of the U.S.-Mexico borderland; Belew will speak about relations during the Vietnam War and proliferating violence in Latin America and the United States; and Cadava will address the physical history of the US-Mexico borderland.

Media Contacts:
Elaine Lewinnek, American Studies, 657-278-3595 or
Mimi Ko Cruz, Public Affairs, 657-278-7586 or